Environment

Covering a full range of environmental and sustainability issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

Ocean survey suggests poor Adams River sockeye returns

Pink salmon in Broughton Archipelago region appear returning in healthy numbers

Victoria to ban use of fossil fuels in new buildings by 2025

Councillors want new buildings to use renewable energy, likely in the form of electricity, instead of natural gas or other fossil fuels for space heating, water heating

98 per cent less forest has burned this fire season when compared with last year

The Kamloops Fire Centre lists just four wildfires of note across the region so far this season. The Nohomin Creek Wildfire was discovered on July 14, about two kilometres northwest of Lytton

British Columbians can now get $9,000 in EV rebates

The B.C. government is increasing the maximum electric vehicle rebate to $4,000 in a new program targeting individuals who earn less than $80,000 per year

Blanket metaphor helps convince people climate change isn't natural, finds study

Researchers found basic information about the human causes of climate change can convince people people across the political spectrum

B.C. cleaning up 30 derelict vessels, 1,000 km of shoreline

Richmond-based non-profit Ocean Legacy Foundation will clear 400 kilometers of shoreline debris from North Vancouver Island to the south coast of the Sea to Sky regio

Climate risks targeted with new $3.5 billion agriculture package

Federal-provincial programs will emphasize resilience, reduced ris

DFO suppressing research on steelhead: BCWF

Wildlife Federation believes research confirms need for seal management, commercial closures

Scientists warn nuclear war could trigger mass ocean die-offs, new 'ice age'

The idea of nuclear winter has been around for decades. But what would happen to the oceans? What would happen to the millions of species that call it home, and the others — including humans — that...

BC Wildfire Service says warm weather, increase in fire activity expected in July

Forecasts are predicting drier than normal conditions through the latter half of July and into the beginning of August